Throughout the semester, we have been working on one big project: Creating MIJRN Connect. MIJRN Connect is a digital media startup idea that our group came up with that would create a new and easy way to gain professional guidance and personal tips about interviews and job openings. We started the process with just one… Continue reading A Semester of work on one project
As students looking to become members of the media, we understand the importance of social media. Even if we have trouble knowing the ins and outs of different platforms, we still understand that we must be as well versed in this facet of media as we can. There’s pressure to be like this, in all… Continue reading Social Media: it’s tougher than you think
John Hill has to be one of my favorite guest speakers I’ve had at Michigan State. This program does a great job of bringing back alumni to speak to our classes, but John Hill was something more. He was incredible to listen to. Not only was his content interesting and valuable, but just the way… Continue reading John Hill: Top 5 guest speaker
This past week, our media entrepreneurship class at Michigan State was tasked with quite a strange (but very helpful) project: visit and eat at three different Coney Islands. At first, we were a little confused. Why would we visit three of the same restaurants just to eat the same thing: A classic Coney dog? But… Continue reading The Coney Quest: How visiting three Coney Islands taught us about branding
Podcasts are great because of the freedom that comes with them. You can find so many kinds of podcasts to attend to any of your interests. It really is its own form of media that nobody talks about; it just gets forgotten when you mention television, radio, and print before it. But I love podcasts.… Continue reading Podcasts: The Underrated Medium of Content
The downfall of newspapers is such an interesting topic. It hits home for me because my father worked at the Detroit News for over 20 years. He talks all the time about how the newspaper industry screwed up when content became available online. How these publications chose not to charge much money for people to… Continue reading Does everyone still know what a newspaper is?
Creativity is not something that has always come easy to me. I was never good with it throughout grade school, and I was never a fan of the art classes we were required to take or any of those subjects. As I decided to enter the field of journalism, I realized that I need to… Continue reading Creativity: Everyone Has It